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Pleasant View, West Virginia
(Wood County)

Nearby Census Genealogy
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Other WV

The location of Pleasant View

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pleasant View.

This page contains six sections:

Around Pleasant View ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Parkersburg. It lies just northeast of Pleasant View. Parkersburg has a population of 30,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Athens (OH). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the west of Pleasant View and has a population of 25,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Belpre (OH)   [Map]   6,406   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crooksville (OH)   [Map]   2,491   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Logan (OH)   [Map]   7,069   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]   13,673   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nelsonville (OH)   [Map]   5,292   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
New Lexington (OH)   [Map]   4,704   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
New Martinsville   [Map]   5,138   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Paden City   [Map]   2,424   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Point Pleasant   [Map]   4,153   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ravenswood   [Map]   3,738   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   3,231   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vienna   [Map]   10,370   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Williamstown   [Map]   2,906   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Redbush (OH)   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blennerhassett   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   827   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Freeport   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greencastle   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kanawha   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lubeck   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mineral Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mineral Wells   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Hills   [Map]   793   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Parkers Towne   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Slate   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Washington   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Pleasant View, please visit our County-by-County Page for Pleasant View.

Wood County ...

Pleasant View is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pleasant View ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Pleasant View.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant View. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pleasant View. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    Parks for West Virginia

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia

National Park Service (NPS) sites in West Virginia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in West Virginia

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in West Virginia

Airports Near Pleasant View ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pleasant View.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Pleasant View.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant View. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Port Columbus Intl.  (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Morgantown Muni.  (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   ENE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Pittsburgh Intl.  (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   NE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Akron - Canton Rgnl.  (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]   N   118 miles [189.9 km]
Airborne Airpark (ILN/KILN)   [Map]   W   119 miles [191.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Yeager Airport  (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]   S   57 miles [91.7 km]
North Central WV Airport  (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   E   72 miles [115.9 km]
Tri-State Airport  (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]   SW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]   WNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Raleigh County Meml.  (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]   SSE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Greenbrier Valley Airport  (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]   SE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   NE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport  (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   NE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl. (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wood Co. Airport   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jackson Co. Airport (FAA ID: I18)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
  Website for Port Columbus International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
  Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Rickenbacker ANGB Airport   (ICAO: KLCK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Raleigh County Meml.   (BKW/KBKW)   [Map]
  Website for Raleigh County Memorial Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Greenbrier Valley Airport   (LWB/KLWB)   [Map]
  Website for Greenbrier Valley Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
  Website for Allegheny County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mid-Ohio Valley Rgnl.   (PKB/KPKB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
  Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mason Co. Airport   (ICAO: K3I2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ohio University Airport   (ICAO: KUNI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Zanesville Muni.   (ICAO: KZZV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
  Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
  Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Yeager Airport   (CRW/KCRW)   [Map]
  Website for Yeager Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
  Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tri-State Airport   (HTS/KHTS)   [Map]
  Website for Tri-State Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant View. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant View.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant View) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pleasant View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant View

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2098, Longitude: -81.5785     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Pleasant View), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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